Newest titles

The following fiction and nonfiction titles will be available at Baltimore County Public Library as of May 31.

"Empire of Deception" by Dean Jobb


In the 1920s, Leo Koretz was the Bernie Madoff of his day. This literary true crime saga is truly stranger than fiction. Also available in audiobook.

"Love and Miss Communication" by Elyssa Friedland

After suffering the consequences of sending too many personal emails on work accounts, Evie decides to "quit the Internet." Thus begins this light chick-lit about life and love in the social media age.

"The Forgotten Room" by Lincoln Child

Child's latest thriller features "enigmalogist" Jeremy Logan, who investigates the death of a man whose behavior had become erratic leading up to his suspected suicide. Child mixes real science with the paranormal in this novel. Also available in large type, Playaway, e-book and downloadable audiobook.

"Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us" by Paul Koudounaris

Part anthropology and part art book, this handsome tome depicts death rituals around the world.

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